Water Quality Notes Pulse Check

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Water Quality Notes Pulse Check


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______ are macroinvertebrates found living in water and these are very sensitive to pollution.
    • A. 

      Nitrates

    • B. 

      Phosphates

    • C. 

      Turbidity

    • D. 

      Bio-indicators

  • 2. 
    Turbidity refers to
    • A. 

      The amount of oxygen dissolved in water

    • B. 

      The measure of how acidic or basic the water is

    • C. 

      The measure of waters clearness or clarity

    • D. 

      The measure of how hot or cold the water is.

  • 3. 
    What are things that causes an increase in nitrates?
    • A. 

      Salt water

    • B. 

      Fertilizer runoff

    • C. 

      Cold temperatures

    • D. 

      Shady trees

  • 4. 
    If the waters pH gets away from neutral, what would likely happen to the fish living in the water?
    • A. 

      Absolutely nothing...fish are strong organisms and can live in any condition

    • B. 

      The fish will grow larger and stronger

    • C. 

      The fish will grow extra fins...this will be quite a fashion statement

    • D. 

      The fish will eventually die

  • 5. 
    True or False:  The amount of oxygen dissolved in water is referred to as nitrates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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